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Britons face surge in cost of living as fuel prices push inflation to 3.2%

Tweet Petrol up 2.1p a litre between Sept and October Beer, wine and tobacco now more expensive Rates ‘to stay on hold’ despite inflation pressure Britons were hit with another above-target hike in the cost of living last month as sharp rises in fuel prices sent inflation to 3.2 per cent, official figures revealed today. The increase in the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) – up from 3.1 per cent in September – has forced ... Jump to full article >>